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Our Children's Library is filled with a wide selection of books, DVD's, puzzles, a train set, a doll house, in-house computer programs and so much more!

Train SetPuzzlesComputersBooks and Rocking Chair

Storytime Schedule

(Storytimes will resume the week of September 9th.)

Babylapsits - Tuesdays @ 9:30 AM

Toddler Storytime - Wednesdays @ 10 AM

Preschool Storytime - Thursdays @ 10 AM

Fall 2019 Regular Events

Saturday Crafternoon - Sept. 28th, Oct. 26, Nov. 23, Dec. 21 from 1 PM - 3 PM

Family Dance Party - Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14 from 10 AM - 10:30 AM

Tortoise Open House - Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9 from 6 PM - 7 PM

Make & Take Miniatures (scroll down for more info) - Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25 from 7 PM - 7:30 PM

Family Challenge Exhibitions - Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14

Storytimes are subject to change and may occasionally have a varying schedule due to holiday closings or inclement weather. Find more information for current schedules on our Events and Programs section and refer to WFMZ for inclement weather.


1000 Books before Kindergarten

Join the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program to encourage reading readiness! Earn stickers and small rewards as you work towards accomplishing your goal! Read more about the program here. Ready to get started? Download the app now!


2020 Reading Olympics

Reading Olympics


Check out the Berks County 2020 Reading Olympics HERE.



2019-2020 Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books

Find the 2019-2020 list for fourth grade students here

Find the 2019-2020 list for third grade students of Jacksonwald Elementary School here.

October 12th, 10 a.m.

Family Dance Party

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 9 | Dec 14

Bring your dancing shoes as we engage your body and mind with educational & toe-tapping songs. We warm up by singing and greeting each other. Then we'll tap along to the beat with instruments. We'll bring out some fun props like scarves, ribbons, or a parachute. It's 30 minutes of nonstop fun!

Make & Take Miniatures October

Make & Take Miniatures

Bring your closest friend (doll, plush, or action figure!) to story time and we'll make a miniature craft for the two of you. On SPECIAL nights, we'll have a sleepover at the library just for your friends and you can follow along on social media to see what kind of shenanigans they get into while hanging at the library overnight!

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Family Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Get into the fall spirit and join us for the October Family Challenge Exhibit! Decorate a pumpkin as your favorite storybook character. Prize of a $50 gift card! Pick up the rules and entry form at the Children’s Circulation Desk or download the form from our website. Pumpkins must be brought to the library on Saturday, October 12.

For full details and an entry form, click here.